How to Knit the Little Bird Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the little bird stitch.

Skill: Easy
Cast On: Multiples of 14 + 8

TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Slip Stitch – sl
Cable 3 Right – c3r
Cable 3 Left – c3l

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1 (RS): Knit
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: K10, *sl 2 purlwise, k12; rep from* to last 12 sts, sl 2 purlwise, k10.
Row 4: P10, *sl 2 purlwise, p12; rep from* to last 12 sts, sl 2 purlwise, p10.
Row 5: K8, *c3r, c3l, k8; rep from* to end
Row 6: Purl
Row 7: Knit
Row 8: Purl
Row 9: K3, *sl 2, k12; rep from* to last 5 sts, sl 2, k3.
Row 10: P3, *sl 2, p12; rep from* to last 5 sts, sl 2, p3.
Row 11: K1, * c3r, c3l, k8; rep from * to last 7 sts, c3r, c3l, k1.
Row 12: Purl

Repeat these rows 1 – 12 until you have reached your desired length.

Example of the Little Bird Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Example of the Little Birds Stitch Right Side

Example of the Little Bird Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)
Example of the Little Birds Stitch

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